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Friday, March 23, 2012

Carload volume—at 278,420—was down 5.3 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 10 at 278,728 and also below the week ending March 3 at 283,312.
Posted on 03/23 at 09:21 AM
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Class I railroad carrier CN said this week it has introduced new import/export container train services between the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia and Calgary and Edmonton, effective June 2012.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Carload volume—at 281,644—was down 5 percent annually and slightly behind the week ending February 18 at 281,989.
Posted on 03/02 at 09:48 AM
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Monday, February 06, 2012

January carloads—at 1,144,800—were up 0.1 percent annually. Intermodal—at 877,637 trailers and containers—was up 1.7 percent compared to January 2011.
Posted on 02/06 at 06:05 AM
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Monday, January 09, 2012

Railroad and intermodal volumes continued to move in the right direction in 2011, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 01/09 at 01:05 PM
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Friday, December 16, 2011

Carload volume—at 297,400—was up 3.7 percent annually.
Posted on 12/16 at 09:10 AM
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Monday, December 05, 2011

In a recent filing with the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB), a group comprised of several rail shippers voiced their opinions as to why allowing BNSF Railway to take a write-up of roughly $8 billion based on the acquisition premium paid by Berkshire Hathaway in its February 2010 $34.5 billion acquisition of BNSF is “objectionable for many reasons.”
Posted on 12/05 at 09:00 AM
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Friday, December 02, 2011

While the prospects of a national railroad strike were fairly high earlier in the week, the situation appears to be far less dire, with tentative agreements in place between major freight railroads and two of the three railroad labor unions that the railroads had yet to reach an agreement.
Posted on 12/02 at 10:54 AM
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Rail traffic continues to positively trend upward, with gains on both the carload and intermodal side for the week ending November 26 according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 12/02 at 08:24 AM
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

With the clock winding down, the ongoing dispute between railroad management and labor over contractual issues largely focused on health care and economic issues remains in flux.
Posted on 11/29 at 03:03 PM
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